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How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students

How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students

Coding in many curriculum initiatives across Canada brings together team based problem solving, strategizing, logical thinking with technology. At ISTE 2018, Bridges’ Leanne Husk and Susie Blackstien-Adler presented on coding with special needs students.  Through coding students with physical and cognitive challenges can learn important life skills, and connect with the curriculum.  Bridges new Coding Kit and Accessible Coding course makes teaching coding to students with challenges, easy.
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Important Update: Chrome Apps Windows, Mac and Linux OS support end-of life in sight

Important Update: Chrome Apps Windows, Mac and Linux OS support end-of life in sight

Last year Google had announced that it was discontinuing its support of Chrome Apps for Windows, Mac and Linux OS users. This means that for software like Clicker Apps, Snap&Read, WordQ and Co:Writer, users who do not have Chromebooks will not be able to access those tools. AT users can still access Chrome extensions regardless of what kind of OS they have.
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